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Definition of the noun acrylonitrile

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noun - plural: acrylonitriles

  1. a colorless liquid unsaturated nitrile made from propene

Alternative definition of the noun acrylonitrile

noun

  1. [organic compound] A toxic colourless liquid organic compound, CH2=CH.CN, synthesized from propylene and ammonia; used as a monomer in the production of acrylic resins and synthetic rubber.

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Google previewMechanistic Toxicology (2007)

The Molecular Basis of How Chemicals Disrupt Biological Targets, Second Edition by Urs A. Boelsterli

Acrylonitrile is a vinyl monomer that is widely used in the manufacture of acrylic fibers, plastics, and acrylamide. Acrylonitrile is a protein-reactive chemical that does not need to be metabolically activated, as it is an 0.3-unsaturated nitrile that ...

Google previewAssessing Potential Ocean Pollutants (1975)

A Report of the Study Panel on Assessing Potential Ocean Pollutants to the Ocean Affairs Board, Commission on Natural Resources, National Research Council by National Research Council (U.S.). Study Panel on Assessing Potential Ocean Pollutants

Acrylonitrile is an intermediate used in the synthesis of a range of compounds. Shortly before and during World War II it was used for nitrile rubber and as a copolymer with butadiene for oil resistant fiber. A variety of uses ...

Google previewChemical Process Technology and Simulation (2013)

by SRIKUMAR KOYIKKAL

Acrylonitrile is an important monomer for the manufacture of synthetic fibres and plastics. It is a pungent smelling liquid and has the chemical formula CH2 : CH—C E N, consisting of a vinyl group and a nitrile group.

Google previewOxford Handbook of Occupational Health (2013)

by Julia Smedley, Finlay Dick, Steven Sadhra

Key health effects • Acrylonitrile is a suspected carcinogen, based on animal studies • Dermatitis may result from prolonged or repeated skin contact • Central nervous system effects (headache, nausea, fatigue) • Diarrhoea and jaundice ...

Google previewChemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acrylonitrile is a chemical compound with the formula C3H3N. This colorless liquid often appears yellow due to impurities.

Google previewMaterials Science for Engineering Students (2016)

Chemistry, Materials science by CTI Reviews

Acrylonitrile: Acrylonitrile is the chemical compound with the formula C 3 H 3 N. This pungentsmelling colorless liquid often appears yellow due to impurities. It is an important monomer ...

Google previewGreen Polymerization Methods (2011)

Renewable Starting Materials, Catalysis and Waste Reduction by Robert T. Mathers, Michael A. R. Meier

Acrylonitrile is a highly valuable monomer involved in the manufacture of various polymers, such as polyacrylonitrile (for acrylic fibers), synthetic rubber, among others. Its dimerization affords adiponitrile, which is widely used for the synthesis ...

Google previewMilady Standard Cosmetology 2012 (2016)

Arts, Visual arts by CTI Reviews

Acrylonitrile: Acrylonitrile is a chemical compound with the formula C3H3N. This colorless liquid often appears yellow due to ...

Google previewPetrochemicals in Nontechnical Language (2010)

by Donald L. Burdick, William L. Leffler

Acrylonitrile is a colorless, flammable liquid with a boiling point of 171oF. It is traded commercially as technical grade (99%) and is bulk shipped in lined tank cars or trucks with the hazardous material markings. The linings are necessary due to ...

Google previewTorts (2008)

by Steven Emanuel, Lazar Emanuel

Acrylonitrile is a hazardous and flammable substance. While the car is in P's railroad yard, it leaks. Authorities require P to decontaminate the soil at a cost of nearly $1 million. P sues D, arguing that even if D exercised reasonable care in ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers (2010)

by Jan W. Gooch

Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Copolymer n (NBR) Any of a family of copolymers ranging from about 18–50% acrylonitrile, and sometimes including small amounts of a third monomer (Odain G (2004) Principles of polymerization. Wiley, New York ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Acrylonitrile is absorbed by way of inhalation, ingestion,andpercutaneously. Rats treated with [ 14 C]acrylonitrile via oral or intravenous route producedradioactivity in theblood, liver, kidneys, lungs,adrenal cortex, andstomach mucosa.

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Short Stop Monomers Catalyst Emulsifier - Recycled Styrene Butadiene Acrylonitrile...

a rubber substrate is manufactured in an initial stage, with the styrene/acrylonitrile copolymer matrix being generated in one or more subsequent stages.

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices (1992)

by Michael Szycher

Acrylonitrile tion and skin absorption. Medical grade polymers should be free of unreacted acrylonitrile, since it is a known carcinogen. Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Rubbers (NBR) An important family of co- polymers, ranging from about 18 to 50 % ...

Google previewASM Materials Engineering Dictionary (1992)

by Joseph R. Davis, ASM International

Technical Brief 2: Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) ACRYLONITRILE- BUTADIENE-STYRENE (ABS) resins belong to a very versatile family of engineering thermoplastics, produced by combining three monomers — acrylonitrile, ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

CN A liquid soluble in water and boiling at 165°C; copolymerizes with ethylene and acrylonitrile; used to modify synthetic resins. {a'krOl-é~an ,si~a-n6'hi~dron} acrolein dimer ...

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